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Former KU golfer Conrad Roberts wins 8th city championship crown

There have been harder tournaments and more grueling challenges, but former University of Kansas golfer Conrad Roberts is back on top. Roberts won Sunday’s City of Lawrence Championship by firing a 6-under par 66 at Eagle Bend to hold off Mark Elliott (68) and Tyler Cummins (70) in an event ...

Steelers keep Chiefs in check in 17-7 victory

Pittsburgh — Mason Rudolph guided a long first-half touchdown drive to perhaps nudge ahead of Josh Dobbs in the race to be the backup behind Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 17-7 on Saturday night. Rudolph finished 10 of 15 for 77 yards while Dobbs ...

Mets beat Royals 4-1 behind 1B Alonso, pitcher deGrom

Kansas City, Mo. — Jacob deGrom pitched seven sharp innings and Pete Alonso put the New York Mets ahead with a two-run single in a 4-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night. Alonso got three hits and snapped a 1-all tie with two outs in the seventh when he rolled a ...

Kansas soccer earns exhibition draw vs. Omaha

The Kansas women’s soccer team unofficially opened the 2019 season with a 0-0 tie against Omaha in an exhibition match Friday night at Rock Chalk Park. The Jayhawks outshot the Mavericks 20-1 but could not put one in the back of the net to net the goal needed to break the scoreless ...

Montgomery outpitches Syndergaard as Royals top Mets 4-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mike Montgomery outpitched Noah Syndergaard, and the Kansas City Royals ended their scoreless drought Friday night in a 4-1 victory over the New York Mets. The hottest team in the majors until this week, the Mets have lost four of five after a 15-1 stretch propelled them ...

Hudson solid, Cardinals crack Keller in 6-0 rout of Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cardinals rookie Dakota Hudson kept quickly scraping through scoreless innings, even as his Royals counterpart was putting together a no-hit bid that was starting to set social media ablaze. St. Louis eventually cracked Brad Keller in spectacular fashion. Kansas City ...

Local tennis player claims bronze medal at USTA Summer National Tennis Championships

A local tennis player picked up a rare accomplishment in early August. Kinley VanPelt placed third in the 12-and-under division at the USTA Summer National Tennis Championships in Georgia. The tournament had 128 total participants in the field. Kinley went 6-1 during the event, with her lone ...

Flaherty goes 7 innings as Cardinals edge Royals 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jack Flaherty tossed seven innings of three-hit ball, Tommy Edman and Paul Goldschmidt drove in the only runs and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 2-0 on Tuesday night. Flaherty (6-6) struck out seven with a lone walk in his sixth consecutive stingy ...

Dozier, Soler each homer twice as Royals beat Tigers 10-2

DETROIT (ap) — Comerica Park’s spacious outfield has frustrated hitters many times over the years. It hasn’t been a big deal for Hunter Dozier and Jorge Soler this season. Dozier and Jorge Soler each homered twice Sunday, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 10-2 for a ...

Mahomes sharp as Chiefs rout Bengals in preseason opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (ap) — Patrick Mahomes picked up where he left off from his record-breaking debut as a starter, marching the Kansas City Chiefs downfield for a first-quarter touchdown in what became a 38-17 preseason victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday night. Mahomes did a bit ...

Montgomery records 12 Ks, Royals beat Tigers 7-0

DETROIT (ap) — Mike Montgomery finally got Kansas City a win, 11 years after being drafted by the Royals. The 30-year-old Montgomery struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings as the Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-0 Saturday. “It took a little while to get my first win as a Royal, but ...

Jackson wins in return to Tigers, beats Royals 5-2

DETROIT — Ten years later, Edwin Jackson still loves Detroit and Comerica Park. Friday night, the feeling was mutual. Jackson pitched neatly into the seventh inning in his return to Detroit, overcoming an inside-the-park home run and leading the Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the Kansas City ...

Mercer’s game-ending homer gives Tigers 10-8 win

DETROIT — Jordy Mercer’s two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth gave the Detroit Tigers a 10-8 victory over Kansas City Royals on Thursday night. Travis Demeritte led off the ninth with his third walk of the game and moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by Jake Rogers. Mercer then hit a ...

Soler hits 2 long HRs, Royals beat Red Sox 6-2 to snap skid

BOSTON — Jorge Soler hit a pair of long two-run homers over the Green Monster, Jakob Junis pitched six effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped their seven-game losing streak by beating the Boston Red Sox 6-2 Tuesday night. Ryan O’Hearn also homered for Kansas City, which had ...

Porcello, Travis help Red Sox halt 8-game skid, 7-5 over KC

BOSTON — The music was blaring in the clubhouse and Boston utility player Brock Holt was holding a microphone, acting like a DJ. The defending World Series champion Red Sox were clearly ready to relax and have fun again. Rick Porcello pitched six innings of one-run ball, Sam Travis hit a ...

Smeltzer, Twins sweep Royals with 3-0 win

MINNEAPOLIS (ap) — Devin Smeltzer’s meditation routine kept him calm on the way to his first major league win. Smeltzer pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins completed a three-game sweep by blanking the Kansas City Royals 3-0 on Sunday. Jason Castro homered ...

Cruz homers and has 5 RBI; Twins hold off KC 11-9

MINNEAPOLIS (ap) — Nelson Cruz homered and drove in five runs to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 11-9 on Friday night. Max Kepler, Jorge Polanco and Eddie Rosario each had two hits for the Twins, who used a five-run seventh inning to maintain a three-game lead over ...

Galvis, Bichette lead Blue Jays over Royals 4-1 for sweep

Kansas City, Mo. — Freddy Galvis and rookie Bo Bichette hit solo home runs to lead the Toronto Blue Jays over the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Wednesday for a three-game sweep. Bichette hit his first career homer to open the eighth inning against Royals starter Jakob Junis, a drive to left ...

Clubs for Kids Day set for Saturday at Twin Oaks Golf Complex in Eudora

Children looking to get involved with the game of golf will have a golden opportunity to do just that on Saturday afternoon at Twin Oaks Golf Complex in Eudora. Starting at 1 p.m., Twin Oaks will host “Clubs for Kids Day,” an event sponsored by PING and the Midwest Section of the PGA ...

Hailey Reed joins Kansas softball for 2019-20 season

Kansas softball head coach Jennifer McFalls announced the addition of Hailey Reed, a transfer from Pacific, to the 2019-20 roster. Reed, a Topeka, Kansas native, played three season for the Pacific Tigers and saw action both in the field and in the circle. During the Tigers’ 2019 campaign, ...